Yukon Seasonal Swimming Pool Managers

Closing date: 
March 9, 2018
Job Description: 

The Yukon offers a unique and challenging work environment for mature, self-motivated and energetic individuals who are interested in working in small, northern communities. 

Positions are available in a variety of Yukon communities ranging in population from 100 to 2000.  

Experience 24-hour daylight, northern lights, wilderness hiking, canoeing, fishing and music festivals, while you re-live the days of the Klondike Gold Rush!

The Pool Manager is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations and maintenance of the community pool. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Previous Lifeguard and Instructor experience
  • Basic facility operations & maintenance
  • Supervision and training of staff and volunteers
  • Basic knowledge of Yukon and BC of health & safety regulations as related to the safe operation of aquatic facilities
  • Demonstrable theory, practical skills and abilities related to water rescue, safety and prevention, program content, delivery and communication.  This includes assisting in the delivery of a wide range of innovative aquatic programs, services and events.
  • Ability to work independently as well as weekends, evenings and holidays

Base Awards:

  • National Lifeguard (NL) Pool Option
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor (LSI)
  • Standard First Aid/CPR  Level “C”
  • Pool Operator Level I
  • Certification in Pool Operators II, Aquatic Emergency Care, Water Instructor Trainer and NLS Instructor/Examiner an asset.

Successful candidates must be available to attend the Spring Aquatics Workshop in mid-May. The workshop will provide rural Yukon pool staff with all the tricks and tools needed to have a safe and successful aquatics season.  Participants will have re-certification opportunities and receive WHMIS and Pool Operators Level 1 – Yukon Supplement certification.


Wages range from $22-26/hour and many communities offer extra benefits, such as accommodations and a travel subsidy.

The Yukon Government assists Yukon communities with the hiring of their staff.  Communities are responsible for interviewing and hiring applicants of their choice.  Pool Managers work for the community in which they are hired and are not Yukon government employees.  

Please submit a resume with copies of current certifications by March 9, 2018 to:

Marie Cairns, Community Recreation Consultant


867-667-5924 (ph.) 867-393-6416 (fax)

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info
Marie Cairns
Information Phone: 
(867) 667-5924
Registration Phone: 
FAX: (867) 393-6416
Box 2703
Province or Territory: 
Postal Code: 
Y1A 2C6